Why white supremacists and QAnon enthusiasts are obsessed – but very wrong – about the Byzantine Empire

[ad_1] From Charlottesville to the Capitol, medieval imagery has been repeatedly on show at far-right rallies and riots in recent years. Displays of Crusader shields and tattoos derived from Norse and Celtic symbols are of little surprise to medieval historians like me who have long documented the appropriation of the Middle Ages by today’s far … Read more